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“Pretty good visit”
Review of Wandies Place

Wandies Place
Ranked #4 of 34 Restaurants in Soweto
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Visited for a late lunch with a 4-person tour group and were the only ones there. Food was good and everyone was nice. Was better than expected. Only slightly annoying part was a guitar player that passed his hat for collection when he was done. I felt it was an imposition. Realize it is optional, but would have preferred to be asked before he started playing for the table or he placed his hat near him for optional donations. Massing the hat made it feel obligatory. I enjoyed the chicken and beef over rice.

Worth a visit when in Soweto.

1  Thank sk84fungirl
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

It has lost its local spark ... The food was not good and it was almost as if we just had leftovers on the buffet. i felt it was a rip off

3  Thank Shaun M
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

A place of joy in dining that captures the culture of people in Soweto. Appearing to be a "hole in the wall" one is surprised to see that this restaurant is a living and vibrant exhibition of the character of Soweto. From the buffet to stapling my business card to the wall - from the engaging staff to the interplay between tables with other diners, Wandies offers a very unique meal. I have taken groups of teens from the USA and many remember it as being one of the top memories of the entire mission work camp trip.

1  Thank sabelosimone
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Reviewed May 22, 2013

What a buffet! Went here on a tour of Soweto and received amazing hospitality. Wandies seems to be a destination eatery in Soweto, and it features a buffet-style menu of delicious traditional South African dishes. The interior is warm and inviting, with walls lined in business cards and other mementos left by its visitors. A small Soweto band also provides a soundtrack to your meal. Highlights of the buffet include the beef kidneys, livers, samp and beans, and pap with a tomato gravy. I highly recommend checking out this restaurant while visiting Soweto with Mandy from Imbizo Tours.

Thank Audrey_Golden
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

I have been visiting Wandies for years. The walls covered with business cards and messages from all it's guests make is a fun place to visit. It really is a international bar/restaurant. I would recommend everyone to visit. It is safe and the staff are extremely friendly. I love it.....Soweto girl!!

Thank Susan1908
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